Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 02/12/2012 - 5:32pm
The reopening of an investigation into teacher misconduct at a high school in Hollywood and the initiation of another in Pacoima – both in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) – is leading to concerns that the lewd behavior uncovered at Miramonte Elementary School might be more widespread than thought.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 1:47pm
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:47pm
A two-day closure went into effect at Miramonte Elementary School on Tuesday to enable the Los Angeles Unified School District to replace the entire staff following the arrests of two teachers on allegations of lewd acts and sexual crimes against students.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 12:37am
For the first time in three years, New York City teachers are not being threatened with layoffs, “unless something dramatic happens,” Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said, announcing his preliminary budget.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 12:23am
The cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools system spends tens of millions of dollars annually on a perk that few other employers offer: cash to departing employees for unused time off.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:39pm
The Obama administration is creating a manual showing how schools can fight teacher-led cheating on standardized tests, asking educators to help stomp out "testing irregularities."
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:31pm
The Bay City Education Association, representing 450 teachers, has tentatively approved a new contract with Bay City Public Schools, the two sides said in a joint press release on Tuesday.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 01/10/2012 - 11:52pm
Several factors make it tougher for Chicago teachers to strike.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 11:50am
A former Teacher of the Year at an Alabama elementary school admitted to molesting over 21 girls during his 25-year career, police said on Thursday.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 01/02/2012 - 4:30pm
Jeff Rose has led the Beaverton School District for six months now, and so far, he hasn't fled.